Chandigarh, Dec 6 – Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, has expressed deep shock and grief over the sad demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms. J. Jayalalithaa, who passed away following a brief illness, at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai at 11.30pm on December 5, 2016. She was 68.
In his condolence message issued here today, Mr. Manohar Lal described Ms. Jayalalithaa as a leader of the masses, who devoted her life to serving the people.
Expressing solidarity with the people of Tamil Nadu, the Chief Minister prayed the Almighty that the departed soul may rest in peace.
The Haryana Government today observed one-day state mourning as a mark of respect to Ms. J. Jayalalithaa.
The National Flag was flying at half-mast and no official entertainment was held.